This course aimed to equip urban practitioners to build resilience through the integration of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) practice with a human development focus. The objective was to design and implement CCA, DRR and development plans, policies and programmes across different sectors and scales to reduce the vulnerability of people, assets (natural and built) and businesses to climate and disaster risks.
Learner comments from the first iteration of the course, held from 18-23 November 2013.
“On the whole, a very good programme. I appreciate the sincerity of the faculty members and organisers in how they delivered the course”– D. Esther, CMDA
“The sessions were very enriching and rooted in practical situations”– Meenakshi Kumari, BMRDA
“Painstakingly put together and effectively delivered.”– Sugato Dutt, State Planning Commission, Tamil Nadu
Learner comments from the Second iteration of the course, held from 9-14 December 2013.
“Enriching course. The interactions were lively and stimulating. It provided an interdisciplinary platform to analyze the issues of resilience.”
“The studio exercise was very relevant and helped understand difficult concepts in an applied manner.”
“The course enhanced our way of thinking, particularly with regard to resilience in our field. “